UChicagoʼs Oriental Institute celebrates a monumental first century.
From the seeds first planted by William Rainey Harper and James Henry Breasted, the Oriental Institute blossomed into something rare.
The museum’s public outreach taps the littlest Egyptologists.
How has the institute’s work evolved since 1919? A faculty roundtable.
Director Christopher Woods, his work in Sumerology, and his vision for the OI’s second century.
A brief history in pictures of some essential people, places, and treasures.